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Remembrance Day Poems

These Remembrance Day poems are examples of Day poems about Remembrance. These are the best examples of Day Remembrance poems written by international poets.


A Long Time Ago
Oh what a time.
I could spend on a dime.
Everything wine and cherry time.
Deep fellow of mine.
Oh it feels like a crime.
Here is Ten Dimes....

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Categories: age, old, remembrance day,



Penny Postcard, Wrong Address
Penny Postcard, Wrong Address
by Michael R. Burch

(for the victims and survivors of the Holocaust)

We saw their pictures:
tortured out of our imaginations
like golems.

We could not believe
in...

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Categories: holocaust, memorial day, murder,

Premium Member The Valley of Echoes
(1)         At the Edge of the Valley of Echoes

Little is written of The Valley of Echoes
Though many...

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Categories: day, fate, gothic, humanity, judgement,

36 years ago this day
It all happend 36 years ago today 
The date being april 24th of 1983 
Taking place on the highway 
Then quickly into eucalyptus tree 
The...

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Categories: anniversary, loss, remembrance day,

Premium Member Eric

Defending his home, and country
on the altar of freedom
a sacrifice, his young life

A mother's despair
is born with death
never extinguished by words, they try

Gallantry is recognized
Homage...

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Categories: mother, remembrance day, world



Premium Member Battlefields
A prison for stolen souls
Battlefields are

Trapped in the urgency of yesterday
The chosen, unseen and silent

The scarred earth they walk
Past objectives, they search

Grass now, blankets of...

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Categories: remembrance day, war, world

Reunited
May thoughts of passed love ones, be remembered in our mind.
May memories that we have shared, be played on rewind.
Lets always forgive, but never forget.
The...

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Categories: day, death, forgiveness, life, love,

Premium Member the honesty of harlots
young harlot is the most honest of all
a fist of coins for a dollop of flesh
more honest than the soil and rain
that turn opera into...

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Categories: remembrance day,

Premium Member Freedom's Last Cry
Freedom's Last Cry

I do not agree...
with your personal views, 
and prefer to avoid;
seeing them, 
hearing them, 
reading them. 

It was just a choice, 
not a...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: day, allah, america, atheist, depression,

Premium Member standing tall


standing tall
so proud
twenty-one gun salute



posted on December 8, 2019
...

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Categories: day, appreciation, patriotic, pride, remembrance

Premium Member A Memory
Memory
 becomes the reality 
 of all that was.
The hardening or softening of the arteries of the heart
 that place where love grew or died
...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: remembrance day,

Tones
~~~~Concludes the poem "Dark Angel"

Tones

Speak to me in many waters
Wash away the dirt and grime
Lay my body upon the alter
Transform me to another time
May I...

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© Niyna Che  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: day, death, funeral, grandmother, remembrance

Premium Member We Shall Remember
Off to the battlefield many courageous soldiers went
Changing the course of history, a milestone event
Fighting for freedom at a very deadly cost
Eight and a half...

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Categories: remembrance day,

Where they speak French
It is not our war to fight
Yet onwards we go without flight
Carrying man as best we can
Through bog and trench 
Ignoring the stench
Eager to please...

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Categories: day, conflict, courage, emotions, horse,

11 ELEVEN 11
POEM " 11 ELEVEN 11" by martin gedge

Take this moment and close your eyes
and bow your heads in prayer
remember those who stood on guard
whose hearts...

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Categories: day, brother, courage, heart, humanity,

A Remembrance Day Poem
Christ and the Soldier by Siegfried Sassoon (1916)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7OEnXw7P60


The straggled soldier halted and clumsily went down  "O blessed crucifix, I'm beat !"
Christ still sentried by...

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Categories: day, world war i, world

veteran's day
i can only
go back
in time
in my
mind
but
to
be

five or fifty 
five years 
of age on 
May fifth 
at five 
fifty
five
a.m.

age 5
at that
time of
day i'd be
off sleeping
and dreaming
of...

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Categories: day, muse,

At the stroke of
At the stroke of.....
The 11th hour on the 11th day,
The guns fell silent as if to say,
Enough is enough, the weary did cry,
Lay down your...

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Categories: remembrance day,

Remember the soldiers
Remember all the soldiers,
The memories that they share,
The curse that they must live with,
The horrors that they bare.

Remember all the soldiers,
Who never made it back,
Who...

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Categories: remembrance day,

Premium Member Lest We Forget

Kristallnacht 
the shards that pierced
humanity

crystal night
beneath the scars
shards forever prick

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 			
©...

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